Character Counts: A Schoolwide Plan to Promote the Qualities of Democratic Citizens
Students identify and discuss the characteristics of democratic citizens. They participate in various activities regarding volunteerism such as working at a soup kitchen, helping seniors, or organizing a fundraiser.
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